Gliders International Camp underway at AIS.

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The Australian Gliders are currently competing in an International Friendly series against Japan at the AIS, in preparation for their World Championship in November.

Game one kicked off yesterday with the Gliders getting the win 55-49.

Amber Merritt continued her good form, top scoring with 27 points. Georgia Munro-Cook also made a huge impact with 16 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists.

While the matches are unfortunately closed to the public, live stats can be viewed here.

Head Coach, Craig Campbell was happy with the team’s performance.

“The opportunity to play international games ahead of this year’s World Championships is vital for the continued growth of our program, so we’re thankful for Japan joining us for this series at the AIS.

“It was great to get the win tonight, but even better to have players willing to take the game on and play in more diverse roles and line-ups to what we’ve seen in the past,” said Campbell.

Upcoming games.  

Tuesday 6th          5pm                  Australia v Japan

Wednesday 7th    5pm                   Japan v Australia

Thursday 8th       5pm                   Australia v Japan

Friday 9th             5pm                   Japan v Australia

Saturday 10th     10-12pm            3×3 Tournament involving both Japan and Australian squad members

Live stats for tonight’s game can be viewed here.


Amber Merritt
Georgia Munro-Cook
Annabelle Dennis
Sara Houston
Jess Cronje
Laura Davoli
Sarah King
Georgia Inglis
Maryanne Latu
Katelin Gunn
Victoria Simpson
Sara Vinci
Isabel Martin
Hannah Dodd
Taishar Ovens
Breanna Fisk
Mary Friday